Life Reimagined: The Science, Art, and Opportunity of Midlife (Hardcover)
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A dynamic and inspiring exploration of the new science that is redrawing the future for people in their forties, fifties, and sixties for the better and for good.
There's no such thing as an inevitable midlife crisis, Barbara Bradley Hagerty writes in this provocative, hopeful book. It's a myth, an illusion. New scientific research explodes the fable that midlife is a time when things start to go downhill for everybody. In fact, midlife can be a great new adventure, when you can embrace fresh possibilities, purposes, and pleasures. In Life Reimagined, Hagerty explains that midlife is about renewal: It's the time to renegotiate your purpose, refocus your relationships, and transform the way you think about the world and yourself. Drawing from emerging information in neurology, psychology, biology, genetics, and sociology as well as her own story of midlife transformation Hagerty redraws the map for people in midlife and plots a new course forward in understanding our health, our relationships, even our futures.
About the Author
Barbara Bradley Hagertyis the author oftheNew York Times-bestsellingFingerprints of God is also an award-winning journalist who spent nearly 20 years as a correspondent for NPR. Her work has appeared in The Atlantic, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, Vogue, and The Christian Science Monitor. She has received the Templeton-Cambridge Journalism Fellowship in Science and Religion, and a Knight Fellowship at Yale Law School. She lives with her husband in Washington, D.C."